John

John Peterson joined the Horse Soldier staff in 2000. In years prior he managed the Farnsworth House book shop, and was a sales associate with the Abraham Lincoln Book Shop in Chicago and The Military Bookman in New York. As an editor and writer, he edited the Farnsworth House commander series, and his essays have appeared in various national publications, including Harper's Magazine and the Kansas City Chief website. On the musical side, he is working up "Horse Soldier Banjo", a performance set inspired by legendary cavalry banjoist Sam Sweeney.

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CS RICHMOND TYPE II MUSKET ID’D TO 49TH VIRGINIA SOLDIER - CHAMBERSBURG, PA FIND

This musket is a true Richmond throughout, lock, stock and barrel. It is out of an estate in Chambersburg, PA, located approx. 25 miles west of Gettysburg.Weapon is identified to Private Weedon Oliver of Company C, 49th Virginia Infantry by a carving… (1000-390). Learn More »

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